Under Armour CEO quits Trump’s job council over Charlottesville rally response by Patrick Vinson

The Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank said late Monday evening that he would be stepping down from President Trump’s manufacturing job council, and joining the Merck’s CEO in disapproving of Trump’s response to white nationalists’ rally at Charlottesville over the weekend. 
Kevin Plank said that he joined the council “to have an active seat at the table” and for discussions on how to spur manufacturing job growth. “However, Under Armour engages in innovation and sports, not politics,” Plank said.

“I am appreciative of the opportunity to have served, but have decided to step down from the council,” he said. “I love our country and our company and will continue to focus my efforts on inspiring every person that they can do anything through the power of sport which promotes unity, diversity and inclusion.”

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Patrick Vinson

Founder of Berning Media Network

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